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Story Logic - What is it and does it really matter

So I've nearly completed my writing course.  Yes, hard to believe I'm taking one but I am. It's an email course where I've to submit a number of assignments.

Anyway my last assignment came back with issue of Story Logic. I'm non the wiser because though these 'creative writing' terms or jardons are flung about it just seems there is no real definition. So I think that means the story needs to make sense.

However I'm long past the stage of stories making sense when real life doesn't. That may be an arguement I guess. We want our fiction in neat packages not ramdon events like life. We want to know what to expect and how things will happen to a degree.

Steve N Lee of  'What If'  blog http://www.steve-n-lee.com/ defines in his story logic blog post as In order for a story to work it must be believable, no matter how fantastic it is. To achieve that the people, places, and objects must all 'behave…

I get it - annoying when blogs are out of date. These are my reasons

Yes, i'm culprit but it's not as if anyone is reading my blog. I feel I have nothing to say but right now I'm writing a new book. Well drafting the structure to one.  It's a Young Adult read and the honest reason I'm doing it is because I can.  You can sell my selling skills - not!

Anyway things are pretty stressful because a lot of going on in my life. I lost my father in January. Yes Daddy just decided to stop breathing. Well, it wasn't that easy. Got the call he was in a bad way. I had rang earlier and told he was weak but still breathing. Well that should have been code but I thought well Daddy had survived so far and I thought he was getting better.  But the time we got there. He was dead. Simple.

So with that a lot of fuckery is going at work. I'm not even going into that. But it's fuckery of fuckery of fuckery. Yes that much fuckery. I gues work is always going to be about fuckery so I just need to get well paid so at least whatever fuckery is g…